70cl / 43%
The 1824 Series
- Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
- Distillery Bottling
- In Stock
- Next-day delivery available
Macallan Sienna Reviews
Tasting Notes by Stuart P
Nose: Fruit cake topped with demerara sugar, Toffee Crunch bars, some crème brûlée dusted with cocoa, plus honeyed fruit.
Palate: Rich sponge cake dipped in honey, with brioche, toffee, cinnamon and fresh notes of Braeburn apple. Rich, decadent mouthfeel.
Finish: Rich and sweet, but not cloying, with the honeyed fruit and spice pepping things up.
Comment: Classy stuff, with that trademark Macallan dried fruit and spice.
5 Customer Reviews
This is the best of the 1824 Series in my opinion. The Ruby is a little nicer, but I always factor in price when reviewing a bottle, and this is the best value. The Gold and Amber are not as nice as the 12 year old, and thus not worth buying.
Actually much better than old 12 yo sherry wood and probably about the same age. Still, overpriced like all new Macallans.
The newer sherried Macallans all seem to have a tinge of bitterness comapred to the classic sherry Macallan 12 / 18 year olds from the early 2000's. Nonetheless, still a pleasant dram.
Modern made Macallan with a massive dryness and hints of sour red currants. Somewhere between the classic 12 yo. Sherry Oak and 18 yo. Fine Oak. Not bad at all, but Macallan used to be better in past times.
Richer in taste and longer in finish than the Amber version but lacking the nose of its cheaper sibling. I tried blending a little of both but the result, IMO was lesser than each one on their own. Both are delicious.